This is a first-of-its-kind report on the state and impacts of plastic pollution in Africa, combined with existing policy and legal frameworks to address the issue and recommendations on the policy options required to tackle the challenges – urgently, holistically and in a coordinated manner.
Businesses can benefit substantially from climate-proofing infrastructure through reduced risks, lower costs, fewer stranded assets and new market opportunities, such as enabling diverse local industries.
This report presents the results of a study on agricultural plastic products used globally in a range of different value chains. The study assessed the types and quantities of plastic products, their benefits and trade-offs.
A new study has revealed extensive and rampant water pollution in the areas around two thermal power plants in Nagpur. The study was jointly conducted by the Centre for Sustainable Development (CFSD) in Nagpur, Manthan Adhyayan Kendra in Pune, and ASAR Social Impact Advisors Pvt Ltd.
New environmental guidelines on India for poultry farmers have indicated that small and medium poultry producers should take similar measures to their bigger counterparts to prevent environmental pollution.
The report ‘Addressing Single-use plastic products pollution, using a life cycle approach’ has been released by UNEP, just ahead of UNEA5. The report summarizes the key conclusions on the environmental performance of eight different single-use plastic products compared to their alternatives.
Twenty companies are responsible for producing more than half of all the single-use plastic waste in the world, fuelling the climate crisis and creating an environmental catastrophe, new research reveals.